Grammar and Vocabulary of the Lau Language eBook

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funu v. i., to come to naught, be destroyed; ani funu, to eat up, devour; doo funu gi, things of naught, vanities.

fungo (gu) n., relations at law; fungona Peter geni, Peter’s mother-in-law.  S. hungao.

fungu 1. v. i. to bear fruit.  S. hungu.

fungu 2. v. i., to be full.  S. honu.

funguli v. tr., to oppress, cause sorrow to.

furai n., a net; furai ana deela, a fishing net.

futa v. i., to be born.

   futala v. n., generation.  S. hute.

fuura v. i., to be dropsical.  S. pule.

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gagaro (gu) n., flank, side, of persons.  S. karokaro.

galai v. tr., to strike, beat.

gale adj., precedes noun, small, little, of young persons or children; ro fe gale bola, two young pigeons.  S. kele.

gali (nau) verb used as prep., round, around; lea galia, go round it.  S. kali.

gamelu 1. personal pronoun trial, 1. excl. we; used by itself as subj. or follows igamelu.

gamelu 2. as gamelu 1. but suff. as obj. to v. and prep.

gamere 1. pers. pron. dual 1. we two; used by itself as subj. or follows igamere.

gamere 2. as gamere 1. but suff. as obj. to v. and prep.

gami 1. pers. pron. pi. 1. excl; we; used by itself as subj. or follows igami.

gami 2. as gami 1. but suff. as obj. to v. and prep.

gamolu 1. pers. pron. trial 2. you; used by itself as subj. or follows igamolu.

gamolu 2. as gamolu 1. but suff. as obj. to v. and prep.

gamoro 1. pers. pron. dual 2. you two; used by itself as subj. or follows igamoro.

gamoro 2. as gamoro 1. but suff. as obj. to v. and prep.

gamu 1. pers. pron. pi. 2. you; used by itself as subj. or follows igamu.

gamu 2. as gamu 1. but suff. as obj. to v. and prep,

garangi (nau) verb used as prep., near; adv., almost.  S. kara’ini.

garo v. i., to be astray, loose, to be lost, to wander, to be wrong; manata garo, to think astray, to err.

garola v. n., transgression.  S. takalo.

gau 1. v. tr., to extract, to pluck.

gau 2. v. tr., to bind.

gefu, gefusi v. v. tr., to tear down, to roll away, to remove.

gege; ada gege, to look behind.

   Adagege, name of artificial islet next to Ferasubua.  S.
   keke 3.

gele 1. adv., a little, somewhat. 2. adj., little; gele qe ia gi, small fishes.  S. kele.

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